Ullah, Irfan

Research Assistant

Profile
Selected NON-UNU Publications
Projects
  • INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EHS
    OFFICE:
    The Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
    E-MAIL:
    ullah@ehs.unu.edu
    NATIONALITY:
    Pakistan

    Research Interests

    • Climate change adaptation
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Flood risk assessment

    Education

    • Master, Geography of Environmental Risk and Human Security, Institute for Environment and Human Security; United Nations University Bonn Germany
    • BS (Hons), Disaster Management, Center for Disaster Preparedness and Management University of Peshawar, Pakistan

    Appointments

    • 2020 to date: United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, South and Central Asia Regional Focal Point
    • 2020 to date: UNFCCC Non-Economic Losses (NELs) Expert Group Member

    Biographical Statement

    Irfan Ullah is a Research Assistant at UNU-EHS. He supports the implementation of FloodAdapt Vietnam and other climate risk analysis studies by applying the Economics of Climate Adaptation (ECA) methodology. The ECA methodology assists in formulating long-term climate adaptation strategies, including risk transfer solutions. Irfan has multi-sectoral experiences spanning from disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, community mobilization, water hygiene and sanitation, food security and livelihoods and conflict triggered disasters to earthquake and flood response.

    Mr. Irfan is a passionate social and climate activist with the ability to motivate and inspire individuals in identifying their potentials to continue and share the passion of serving others. He has worked with many organizations like Islamic Relief Pakistan, UNDP Pakistan, ACF International Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Disaster Management Authority.

  • Reports

    • Flood Risk Vulnerability of Children under Five in Punjab Province Pakistan

    Thesis

    • The role of youth in disaster risk reduction (A case study of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province Pakistan)